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to him. >> reporter: his wife saw him last at 10:30 sunday night when she went to sleep. when she woke up the next day, she assumed he was still asleep in another room and left the house. investigators say williams was being treated for severe depression. it's not clear if he have left a suicide note. >> we're not discussing the note or a note at this point as the investigation is ongoing. >> reporter: the forensic exam showed no injuries that indicate williams was in a struggle or fight. the preliminary findings point to death by asphyxiation caused by hanging. the coroner also has done some toxicology tests to determine if there were any drugs in his body. the results will not be known for two to six weeks. >> linda yee in the newsroom, thank you. williams was very open about his struggles with addiction. he was also battling severe depression. >> particularly when somebody goes into you know different kinds of addictions, you know,
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substance abuse issues, it creates more level of complexity on the depression and the treatment. >> and as has been mentioned, williams struggled with alcohol and cocaine in the past. he briefly entered rehab earlier this summer. let's go now to betty yu in tiburon. betty, were you able to speak with his neighbors today? >> reporter: i spoke to neighbors and people who shared some sort of connection with robin williams. they have been stopping by this growing memorial every day. they said he did so much in his life. the one thing he never did was act like a celebrity around here. no matter the time they spent with robin williams, these fans could tell you a story. fernando morales only had a brief conversation with the star 30 years ago in downtown tiburon. >> oh, i saw him, recognize him, you know? i say hi. he says hi. then we start talking because he was walking by himself. it was strange that, you know, very famous guy walking by himself. so he was very friendly.
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>> reporter: it was 1977 when christine goode last shared a class with williams at usc. he had just left juilliard. >> encouraging and so nice to everyone. >> reporter: this afternoon, those who knew williams and those who simply loved him on screen stopped by to leave notes, letters and flowers outside his home. sandy got to know him where he studied theater. it was fun watching him not as a performer but just trying to concentrate on his workout a lot of people coming up to him interrupt him but he was very focused. >> reporter: coming up at 6:00 we speak to robin williams' first stage teacher who can speak to his early talent. >> thank you, betty yu. a memorial is growing outside the "mrs. doubtfire" house in san francisco. these are live pictures that show a large crowd gathering outside the classic victorian at steiner and broadway. the owner says people are
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welcome to keep leaving those flowers that you see right there and other tributes, as well. this memorial will not be disturbed. a moving tribute in boston at a spot where williams touched many hearts. >> the bench from the scene in goodwill hunting has turned into a memorial itself honoring his role at the boston public gardens. >> you can see the bench where the movie was seen, people have placed flowers and other mementos. but what's most touching here, fans are writing in glaucoma on the pavement around the bench, o captain, my captain, some of the famous lines from robin williams movies. >> a petition has been created now to place a bronze statue of williams seated at the bench. flowers, candles and farewell messages are piling up on williams' star on the walk of fame in los angeles. cbs reporter kristine lazar has
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more on hollywood's reaction to the loss of/legend. >> reporter: the walk of fame was at a standstill at the star of robin williams. are you surprised by how many people are out here today? >> no. he was so well loved. >> reporter: fans and tourists stopped to take photographs and leave flowers. >> i have felt what he had felt. >> reporter: she has a special bond with the late comedian. she too suffers from depression. >> really hard because to see a successful funny guy like him and you just don't think it's going to happen. i just feel really heartbroken. really sad. >> reporter: others recalled happier times in williams' life. nathan is a chef in san francisco. a few years ago, williams came into his restaurant for lunch. >> we were talking for a while. he got to know me and then all of a sudden he started --
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talking like me impersonating me. >> reporter: was he down to earth when you stopped for lunch? >> yeah, just like an average person. >> reporter: even those without a personal connection to the legend feel a deal sense of loss. >> he was a genius. i mean, how many different roles did he play and different characters? but he had that down-to-earth feeling where you just felt like he was one of the people in your neighborhood. >> reporter: and many of those who came to pay their respects are hopeful that the awareness surrounding the way williams' life ended will help to save countless more. >> it's not just something which passes in people. it's actually a disease. so i'm sure it will highlight the effects. even if you're rich and famous film star like robin williams. >> a moment of raw emotion to show you now on television. late night host conan o'brien broke the death to his studio audience at the end of the taping. he and two guests shared their
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memories. >> absolutely shocking and -- and horrifying and so upsetting on every level. >> he was an amazingly kind and generous person and -- and -- it's got to be a terrible time for his family and our -- our thoughts go out to them. >> he was even better as a person. he was even more fantastic as -- just the loveliest sweetest one of the kindest guys. >> "people" magazine is honoring williams with a spokesmen memorial cover on newsstands friday. the life and death of a comic genius. hundreds are talking about the death of robin williams on our kpix 5 facebook page. you, too can join in on the conversation. we have also posted photo galleries interviews with williams' friends and information on how to help someone dealing with depression. it is all online at under top stories. well, there is other news to talk about today. a rough morning for commuters on the san mateo bridge. westbound traffic backed up across that span after a crash
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involving a cement truck, two box trucks, and other vehicles. one of those trucks flipped over and then spilled diesel fuel. the wreck near the foster city end of the bridge happened at 9:00 this morning. the clean-up took hours. the bridge reopened at about 1:00. chp says all the injuries were minor. another legal showdown today in san jose's fight to try to get the oakland a's. the u.s. ninth circuit court of appeals heard arguments today in san jose's lawsuit against major league baseball. lawyers for the city say the league is preventing the team from moving to san jose. but major league baseball is exempt from antitrust rules that apply to other businesses and pro sports teams. >> that would be like two grocery stores cutting up san francisco and saying, you can only buy groceries on one side and i'll only sell on the other side. >> the owners of the a's are not directly involved in the legal fight. it could last for years if san
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jose loses this round and takes the case to the u.s. supreme court. the los angeles clippers have a new owner. steve balancer closed on the deal when a court confirmed that donald sterling's estranged wife shelly has the authority to sell the team. the players, coaches and bammer with celebrate with a -- balmer will celebrate with a festival at the staples center next week. two bay area agencies get tough on water wasters and it will mean big changes for your everyday habits. >> we must have answers! >> calls for justice after the police shooting of an unarmed teen. the death threats stirring up new tension between protestors and police. >> and 10 to 15 degrees cooler today in the north bay compared to just 24 hours ago. there's a reason why. look at all the cloud cover rolling into berkeley and san francisco bay. we'll talk about how long those clouds will stick around and when temperatures will go back up. that's next. >> and a baby in a stroller
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blown on to some train tracks. the terrifying moment his mother realized what was happening. ,, ,,,,,,
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effect in parts of the bay . kpix 5's juliette g harsh new waters restrictions are going into effects in parts of the bay area. kpix 5's juliette goodrich is in oakland where water wasters might be cut off. juliette. >> reporter: hi, veronica. you know, east bay m.u.d. says this is just an added level of alert to all of us, anyone and everyone that's about to use water at this very second. now, today there was a public hearing at the east bay m.u.d. utilities district. they listed the emergency drought regulations they say customers have cut back by 10% since february. but statewide, we still need to step it up. so here we go. the new emergency regulations would make it illegal to flood pavement with runoff or water lawns more than twice a week. customers would also be required to have shutoff nozzles on hoses when washing their cars or boats.
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now, no fines are involved, but the district could install flow restricters on mains leading to the homes of persistent water violators. >> we do have the authority to restrict or cut off water from people who are egregious water wasters. that's not appropriate during the drought. >> reporter: how many times have we seen this on the back of a car, "wash me"? the new thing is -- don't! all right. well, east bay m.u.d. control center is constantly monitoring the water numbers and levels 24/7. they are keeping tabs on water use, the weather, the historic usage from years past. again, they are saying that these regulations are illegal but they are not imposing fines. but they will cut off water to those who are wasting it. in oakland, juliette goodrich, kpix 5. >> talk about for real. san francisco is now requiring
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mandatory water rationing for outdoor irrigation. starting this september, anyone watering lawns or landscapes must reduce water use by 10%. they must also stop excess runoff, use a shutoff nozzle on their hoses and avoids rinsing off driveways and sidewalks. penalties for violations include hefty fines and the installation of those flow control devices. probably going to be mad at me, but i don't care. >> tough love from a california mom. the very public way she called out her son when he was busted for stealing. >> and it looks like another "knockout game" attack. what we have just learned about the victim that makes this even more brutal. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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death. a family member te gendary actr and we are getting breaking news about another major hollywood death. a family member telling cbs news that legendary actress lauren bacall has died at the age of 89. bacall reportedly had a massive stroke this morning at her home. she was an icon of hollywood's golden age. she was married to humphrey bogart and starred in many movies with him including key largo and to have and to have not. she also starred in how to marry a millionaire. and the mirror has two faces. bacall also had a celebrated career on broadway.
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once again, lauren bacall dead at the age of 89. we'll have more on this at 6:00. police officers getting death threats following the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager outside st. louis so police aren't releasing the name of the officer involved. today protestors gathered outside the prosecutor's office demanding answers about this shooting. al sharpton joined the family of 18-year-old michael brown asking for justice. >> we don't want to be told to just shut up and suffer in silence. >> right, absolutely! [ laughter ] >> we must have answers! >> i just want justice for my son. >> this has sparked tension in the black community of ferguson. five people were arrested during a second night of looting last night. police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up the crowd. the pentagon is sending another 130 military advisers to iraq to aid in the battle against isis. surrounded by militants to vow
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to kill them, iraq's yazidis are more desperate. a helicopter crashed after too many people jumped on board to escape. the pilot died. the white house is urging iraq's newly designated prime minister to form a cabinet as quickly as possible to build a unified front against the rebel group. some bay area headlines tonight. we now know the names of two young women found dead in a san jose motel room. but it's still a bit of a mystery how they died. they are 26-year-old [ non- english language ] from san jose and 18-year-old michelle williams from petaluma. a motel worker found the women sunday after their "do not disturb" sign was displayed for days. >> a hospital mystery partially solved. san francisco police have identified this john doe. now they are looking for the attacker. the man was beaten and unconscious when he was found at duboce street on sunday.
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police aren't releasing the victim's name. his neighbor recognized him after this picture was released a teenaged boy accused of breaking into cars. his mother publicly shamed him on facebook. police say the 17-year-old stole things from a number of cars over the weekend in a san bernardino county neighborhood. when his mother found oat she apologized on for her son's stupid choice and for hanging out with the wrong crowd, apologized on facebook. >> he will be mad but i don't care. he will learn his lesson. >> the boy's mother hopes jail time and the public shaming will set her son straight. a sucker punch out of nowhere, a senior is attacked in broad daylight on the street. the 72-year-old cancer survivor was walking in new york's west village yesterday when a man suddenly turns around and punches him in the face. the attacker bolts across the street to a friend. the victim was hospitalized
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with brain bleeding and is in stable condition. police wouldn't say if this was related to the "knockout game" where people videotaped themselves punching strangers. a heart-stopping close call at a london train station. a baby in a stroller is left at the bottom of a staircase. suddenly a gust of wind blows that stroller on the track. you see the woman's mother jump on the tracks. she brings the baby and buggy to safety seconds before a train arrives. police now want to talk to the parents to check on that child's safety. close call there. still some clouds around the bay area today. huh? >> not a banner day for sunshine. not a banner day for heat. we are stuck -- it's not a bad day. every day around here is a good day when it comes to weather this time of year. it was cloudy and cooler. those of you in the north bay had up to a 17-degree drop today versus yesterday. peek outside no 80s. no. just 70s and 60s for you. santa rosa mid-80s yesterday. today 71. san jose you're at 75.
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livermore the warm spot at 77. san bruno in oakland 72. san francisco 6 7 degrees. there is active on the nevada california border. thunderstorms over the sierra and heavy rainfall for the rogue river valley up toward medford and grants pass, oregon. for us, it will be a miss but the low giving that rain to other places will impact our weather here. we are losing two minutes of daylight a day and longer night are promoting 50s for overnight lows. oakland 58. redwood city 58 tonight. there is a large low pressure area sitting off the oregon and northern california coastline. it's moving inland bringing rainfall from mount shasta north to vancouver, british columbia. we will not see any of that rainfall. but we did get some of the cloud cover today. and we'll see cooler temperatures once again tomorrow as that low moves closer, we not only get an onshore flow, we get a flow of air coming up from the south
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and the west, the most humid cloudiest flow of air for us. that southwest flow is here tomorrow. temperatures dropped over the past 24 hours. a good chance they will drop again coming up tomorrow. the coolest day of the week. now, on thursday, here's the deal. that same low pressure area begins to move out and we get a westerly flow. it's onshore and will be warm but temperatures go up. sunshine goes up. less onshore flow thursday, we'll be sunnier and warmer on the weekend. by far tomorrow the coolest and cloudiest day of the week. clouds pushing inland tonight towards walnut creek, antioch, benicia, napa. you will be foggy tomorrow morning. the coolest day of the week as i mentioned tomorrow. then we get sunnier and milder and it all sets the stage for a very pleasant weekend outside. look at concord. not hitting 80 tomorrow. your average is 87. san jose also staying in the 70s. oakland only 71. palo alto you hit 74. san mateo 72. lots of morning cloud cover for fremont with a high of 73. barely into the 80s for some of
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you inland. walnut creek 81. san ramon 80. but 70s for benicia, vallejo and dublin. livermore 81. kentfield 78 with lots of morning clouds. san francisco 68. and lower 80s for lake county and mendocino county. extended forecast we'll call for sunshine inland. but temperatures not that hot. near the bay, very cloudy day tomorrow. afternoon sunshine is back on thursday. nice weekend low 70s with sunshine. and just generally in the mid- 70s at the coast. so if the big highlight for the entire week is one cloudy day, you know it's a good forecast. >> not bad. >> it's not. >> we have it pretty good here, yes. >> we do. >> thanks, paul. gasoline prices haven't been this cheap in august in four years. aaa says prices have fallen every day for six weeks. really? huh? that's what they tell us. a gallon of regular unleaded gas in san jose will cost you an average of $3.92. that's 28 cents cheaper at this
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costco. the average cost in oakland is $3.95. san francisco is the highest at just over $4 a gallon. >> it cost me $78 to fill up the other day. so expensive. well, it is an easy way to cut down on clutter but a cautionary tale when it comes to storing stuff in the cloud. consumerwatch found out your sensitive information may not be as safe as you might think. it makes me happy to i like feeling smart. internet essentials from comcast
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the cloud. >> okay. >> reporter: except it's not actually a cloud. >> the cloud is actually, you know, a set of services that are willing to store your documents on their servers and make them available to you. >> reporter: quinn mcsherry of the electronic frontier foundation says while the cloud is convenient enabling users to access their documents anytime and anyplace, they first have to get their documents on to those servers and therein lies one of the risks. imani hired a company to do it for her. but when her $3,600 bill ballooned to more than $12,000 she contested it the charges and she says the company held her documents hostage. >> all my files were gone. and i'm going, what's happening? your stuff might not be so safe. >> reporter: mcsherry says there is a risk in giving another company access to your sensitive documents, documents that could be hacked, subpoenaed, or lost if the service shuts down. and most user agreements like imani's reserve the right to suspend or terminate your
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service at their discretion. >> convenience comes at a price. >> reporter: all the more reason to choose your cloud companies wisely and keep backup copies of everything. the company she hired upload documents has now returned access to her documents. but it is suing her. before hiring a service like this, always get a quote in writing up front and keep a backup copy of everything you store in the cloud. and if you have a consumer complaint, call us at 888-5- helps-u. >> we have boxes of stuff like she does, i mean, i guess you have to keep that somewhere, as well. right? >> unfortunately. >> well, i think you need to weigh the options. what was if there's a fire and the server, your cloud server, is destroyed? >> nobody really backs up their stuff anyway. >> the cloud, it's -- it goes away. [ laughter ] >> thanks, julie. now for a look at what's ahead on the "cbs evening news." >> scott pelley is in new york. scott? >> reporter: hi, ken and veronica. great to be with you in the bay area. we have learned a great deal
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this afternoon about the death of robin williams. from his final hours to his battle with depression, there's been a great outpouring of affection for the actor and comedian. we'll have that and a tribute to his comedic genius in his own words. that and the rest of the world news for you on the western edition of the "cbs evening news" at 5:30 right after kpix 5 news. ,,,,,,,,
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at safeway. memorials for the late robi talk to the owner of the ic "mrs. doubtfire" house new at 6:00 remembering robin williams. we talk to the owner of the
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iconic "mrs. doubtfire" house about the special connection he feels with the actor. thanks for watching. the "cbs evening news with scotpelley" is next. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is our western edition. we begin with breaking news. actress lauren bacall has died. cbs news got confirmation of this moments ago from a member of her family. she was 89 years old. lauren bacall with her deep, sultry voice, was hollywood royalty from the golden age of the silver screen, the widow of humphrey bogart. long before brangelina, there was bothy and bacall. this was one of the most famous photos of bacall, sitting atop a piano, and vice president harry truman played "the missouri waltz." >> reporter: she taught men what to do wit

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